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Probate administration options in Florida

Most Florida residents try to avoid the probate process if possible, assuming it to be costly, complex and lengthy. Unfortunately, the estates of Florida residents who die without a will must go through probate, which is the legal process of distributing a person’s...

Transfer on death may avoid probate

Probate may be a lengthy, inconvenient, and costly process. Transfer on death designations, however, allow the transfer of assets to designated beneficiaries after a person’s death without undergoing probate. TOD A TOD designation allows the beneficiaries or a spouse...

Contesting a Florida will

Most Floridians think that once a will is signed by the maker of the will (the “testator”), its provisions are carved in stone and cannot be changed. Fortunately, Florida statutes provide clearly stated reasons a person can challenge the validity of a will or any of...

How does one start the probate process?

One of the unfortunate facts of life is that everyone in Florida will pass away at some point in time. People pass away in different ways and at different times in their lives, but ultimately everyone will pass away. Throughout their lives though people acquire...


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